is The Saturday Paper’s chief political correspondent.
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Apr 29, 2017
The government’s reversal of funding cuts to community legal centres came after a campaign from across the legal sector and within parliament.
Apr 22, 2017
As Donald Trump toughens his rhetoric on North Korea, the implications for Australia and other neighbours are becoming clearer.
Apr 15, 2017
Musician Jessie Lloyd’s Mission Songs Project aims to open up a forgotten Indigenous musical history to a mainstream audience.
Apr 15, 2017
Debate within the government about housing affordability underscores a rift between the prime minister and his treasurer.
Apr 8, 2017
In the wake of cyclone Debbie, the insurance and banking industries are pushing for better mitigation measures, while the federal government lags behind.
Apr 1, 2017
The impending closure of Heyfield sawmill has pitted senior federal ministers against each other, a premier, farmers and conservationists.
Mar 25, 2017
The new ACTU leadership finds the Turnbull government more ideologically anti-union than John Howard’s.
Mar 18, 2017
As the fallout continues from Pauline Hanson’s WA state election campaign, claims emerge of a party run as a pyramid scheme.
Mar 11, 2017
As the PM and foreign minister attempt to smooth relations with Indonesia, calls increase for a consolidated approach to national security.